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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED TANKARD

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735, THE SILVER 18TH CENTURY, MARK OF IIK, PROBABLY SCANDINAVIAN

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED TANKARD
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735, THE SILVER 18TH CENTURY, MARK OF IIK, PROBABLY SCANDINAVIAN
    Painted in the manner of Johann Gottfried Klinger with a bouquet of flowers tied with a red ribbon among ombrierte Insektenmalerei, below a brown-line rim, the strap handle with forget-me-nots and a moulded acanthus leaf terminal, the hinged cover gadrooned and reserved with rococo scroll cartouches, inset with a portrait medallion of Catherine II of Russia, dated 1755 to the underside, below the tooled initials and date Fa.J.S·A.A.D·1778, the thumbpiece formed as a crowned lion and ball (some minor flaking to enamels on handle, faint surface glaze crack to interior base)
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high


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